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State of the Nova Nation: Men’s and Women’s NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend Previews

A quick look at the teams and potential matchups the men’s and women’s basketball teams might experience.

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Episode Description: The opening round is finally here and both then men’s and women’s Villanova Wildcats basketball teams will be participating in the madness. This episode is shorter than usual and dives into the opponents both teams may face. The No. 1-seeded men’s team will take on the Radford Highlanders to begin tourney play. After that, they’ll go up against the winner between an 8/9 matchup of the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Meanwhile, the women’s team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013. They’ll be taking on 8-seed and Summit League Champion South Dakota State to start. Should they advance, they will likely take on one-seed Notre Dame.